AJSAC Publications

The AJSAC Fact Sheet publication series addresses various crime and criminal justice topics periodically.  Other AJSAC research publications are also found on this page. All publications are grouped by year of publication. Please click on the year to see a listing of publications for that calenday year.

To receive an electronic copy of the Fact Sheet, email Dr. Brad Myrstol, Director.

  • 2017

    17-02 coverViolent Crime Reported in Alaska, 1986-2015
    Fact Sheet 17-02                       [Download data]
    Presents data from the Alaska Department of Public Safety’s annual report Crime in Alaska for the years 1986 through 2015 on violent crime in Alaska. Crime in Alaska represents the State of Alaska’s contribution to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s national Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) program. The UCR program collects data from law enforcement agencies across the United States. This fact sheet explores the 30-year trend of violent crime rates in Alaska.This Fact Sheet was written by Khristy Parker, MPA, AJSAC Research Professional.

    Pro17-01 coverperty Crime Reported in Alaska, 1986-2015
    Fact Sheet 17-01                       [Download data]
    Presents data from the Alaska Department of Public Safety’s annual report Crime in Alaska for the years 1986 through 2015 on property crime in Alaska. Crime in Alaska represents the State of Alaska’s contribution to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s national Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) program. The UCR program collects data from law enforcement agencies across the United States. This fact sheet explores the 30-year trend of property crime rates in Alaska.This Fact Sheet was written by Khristy Parker, MPA, AJSAC Research Professional.

  • 2016

    16-06 coverHomicide in Alaska, 1986-2015
    Fact Sheet 16-06 (Revised)      
    [Download data]
    Presents data from the Alaska Department of Public Safety’s annual report Crime in Alaska for the years 1986 through 2015 on homicides in Alaska. Crime in Alaska represents the State of Alaska’s contribution to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s national Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) program. The UCR program collects data from law enforcement agencies across the United States. This fact sheet explores the 30-year trend of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter (homicide) rates in Alaska.This Fact Sheet was written by Khristy Parker, MPA, AJSAC Research Professional.

    Sexual Violence Committed Against University o16-05f Alaska Students, by Gender
    Fact Sheet 16-05 

    Presents past year estimates of sexual misconduct and sexual assault victimization against University of Alaska (UA) students both on and off campus. Women- and men-specific estimates are provided for the UA system as a whole only. The results presented here are based on the survey responses of a randomly selected sample of 1,982 undergraduate and graduate students who were enrolled at any of the three UA major administrative units (MAUs) — UA Anchorage (UAA), UA Fairbanks (UAF), or UA Southeast (UAS) during spring semester 2016 This survey was modeled on the Campus Climate Survey Recommendations prepared by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.

    16-04Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Assault Committed Against University of Alaska Students
    Fact Sheet 16-04 (Revised)

    Presents past year estimates of sexual misconduct and sexual assault victimization against University of Alaska (UA) students. Estimates are provided for the UA system as a whole, as well as for each of UA's three major administrative units (MAUs): the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), and the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS). This survey was modeled on the Campus Climate Survey Recommendations prepared by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.

    16-03 CoverAlaska Trauma Registry: Trauma Admissions Involving Firearms, 2009–2014
    Fact Sheet 16-03
    Presents data on the characteristics of trauma admissions resulting from the use of a firearm in Alaska for the period 2009 through 2014.

     

     

    ADVSA coverAlaska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Case Processing Project:
    Descriptive Analysis of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Incidents Closed by Alaska State Troopers: 2008–2011
    The report authors are Brad Myrstol, Ph.D., and Khristy Parker, M.P.A., of the Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center.

     


    16-02 CoverJuvenile Justice Referrals and Charges in Alaska, FY 2006-2015
    Fact Sheet 16-02
    Presents data on the number of referrals and charges, and unique individuals referred to the Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) during FY 2006–2015.



    16-01 CoverAlaska Trauma Registry: Trauma Admissions Involving Alcohol or Illegal Drugs, 2014
    Fact Sheet 16-01
    Presents data on trauma admissions to Alaska hospitals in 2014. The Fact Sheet focuses on demographics of patients with trauma admissions, as well as the number of trauma admissions involving alcohol or illegal drugs.

     

     

  • 2015

    15-04Alaska Department of Corrections: Post-conviction Incarcerated Population, 2005-2014
    Fact Sheet 15-04
    Presents data on post-conviction incarcerated populations in the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) from 2005–2014. The Fact Sheet focuses on post-conviction incarcerated populations by crime classifications and crime categories overall and within gender. 

     

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    Alaska Department of Corrections: Institutional Populations, 2005-2014
    Fact Sheet 15-03
    Presents data on institutional populations in the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) from 2005-2014, focusing on pretrial and post-conviction populations and rates, by gender. Probation, parole, and non-criminal hold (as per AS 47.37.170) populations are excluded from this report.


    cover_15-02Alaska Department of Corrections: Admissions and Population, 2004-2013 
    Fact Sheet 15-02
    Presents data on admissions to, and confined populations in, the Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) from 2004-2013, focusing on incarcerated populations and rates, in both in-state and out-of-state facilities, as well as populations and rates in special supervision programs such as Community Residential Centers (CRCs) and electronic monitoring (EM).



    cover_15-01Violent Crimes Compensation Board Claims: FY 2004 – FY 2014
    Fact Sheet 15-01
    Presents data from the Alaska Violent Crimes Compensation Board (VCCB) on claims made and compensation granted to victims of violent crime for state fiscal years 2004–2014. The fact sheet presents data on new claims filed, types of crimes and types of expenses for which compensation was granted, and compensation totals (adjusted to 2014 U.S. dollars).

  • 2014

    cover_14-03Arrests for Drug Offenses in Alaska: 2000-2011
    Fact Sheet 14-03 [Revised 19 Sep 2014]
    Presents data for 2000–2011 on arrests for drug offenses made by Alaska police agencies. The fact sheet presents drug offense arrest information for both adults and juveniles, including number of drug offense arrests, drug offense arrests as a percentage of all arrests, drug offense arrest rate, and drug offense types.

    REVISION NOTE: This fact sheet was revised following notification from Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) of incomplete data reported for 2012 in Crime in Alaska. This notification precipitated the exclusion of 2012 data from the fact sheet. The title of this fact sheet has changed to reflect the change in data used.

    cover_14-02State and Local Law Enforcement Personnel in Alaska: 1982–2012
    Fact Sheet 14-02
    Presents data for 1982–2012 on state and local law enforcement personnel in Alaska, including size of law enforcement agencies by number of employed personnel, police-citizen ratio, ratio of sworn officers to civilian employees, and employment of women as sworn officers.

     

    cover_14-01Burglary in Alaska: 1985–2012
    Fact Sheet 14-01
    Presents data for 1985–2012 on the property crime of burglary, including burglary rates, time and place of occurrence, and the value of property stolen during burglaries reported to police. 

     

     

  • 2013

    cover_13-12Arrests for Violent Crimes in Alaska, 1980-2012
    Fact Sheet 13-12
    This fact sheet has been removed from the website.The Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center (AJSAC) has been informed by the Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) that the UCR arrest data that had been published in Crime in Alaska (2012) were incorrect due to incomplete data submissions for 2012. DPS has since made note of these data issues in the Crime in Alaska (2012) publication, available at:                                  http://dps.alaska.gov/statewide/docs/UCR/UCR_2012.pdf.

    cover_13-11Firearm Use in Violent Crime in the U.S. and Alaska, 1985-2012
    Fact Sheet 13-11
    Presents national and statewide statistics from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports program on the use of firearms in the commission of three violent crimes — homicide (murder and nonnegligent manslaughter), robbery, and aggravated assault — in the U.S. and Alaska from 1985 to 2012. Data on the use of knives and other cutting instruments, strong-arm tactics, and other weapons in the commission of these crimes are also presented.


    cover_13-10Juvenile Justice Referrals in Alaska, 2003-2013
    Fact Sheet 13-10
    Presents juvenile justice statistics from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) for state fiscal years FY 2003 to FY 2013. The data presented includes the number of unique juveniles referred to DJJ, referrals made to DJJ by law enforcement, charges by class and offense type, and demographic data of juveniles in the system. This report focuses on the Probation component of DJJ (which also processes intake) for the period FY03-FY13.


    cover_13-09Arrests for Drug Offenses in Alaska: 2000-2011
    Fact Sheet 13-09
    Presents data on arrests for drug offenses made by Alaska police agencies for the period 2000 through 2011. The report presents drug offense arrest information for both adults and juveniles for the 12-year period, including number of drug offense arrests, drug offense arrests as a percentage of all arrests, drug offense arrest rate, and drug offense types.



    cover_13-08DUI/DWI Arrests in Alaska: 2000-2011
    Fact Sheet 13-08
    Presents data on driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) arrests made by Alaska police agencies for the period 2000 through 2011. The report describes overall rates of arrest for DUI/DWI during the 12-year period, as well as DUI/DWI arrest rates by major law enforcement agency, by sex, and by race.



    cover_13-07Alaska Criminal Justice Agency Operating Budgets, 2001-2013
    Fact Sheet 13-07
    The report presents data on operating budgets enacted by the Alaska Legislature for six key criminal justice agencies from state fiscal years 2001 to 2013. These agencies include the Department of Corrections, Department of Public Safety, Alaska Court System, Division of Juvenile Justice, Criminal Divison of the Department of Law, and Legal and Advocacy Services within the Department of Administration (including the Office of Public Advocacy, the Public Defender Agency, and the Violent Crimes Compensation Board).


    cover_13-06Alaska Offender Profile: Adult Probation/Parole, 2002–2012
    Fact Sheet 13-06
    The report presents data on the adult probation/parole population under Alaska Department of Corrections supervision for the period 2002–2012, and briefly describes how probation and parole operate in Alaska

     


    cover_13-05Alaska Superior Court Felony Case Processing, 2005-2012
    Fact Sheet 13-05
    The report examines the composition of felony case filings (person, property, drug, or "other" cases) and the final disposition of felony cases. For the 8-year period examined, only 2.9% of felony cases proceeded to trial.




    cover_13-04Alaska Trial Court Case Filing Statistics, 2005-2012
    Fact Sheet 13-04
    This issue presents data on cases filed in Alaska's trial courts (Superior Court and District Court) during state fiscal years 2005–2012. Data were extracted from Alaska Court System annual statistical reports. The report examines data on case filings, caseloads, and types of cases filed in Superior and District courts.

     

     cover_13-03Assaults Committed Against Alaska Police Officers, 2002-2011
    Fact Sheet 13-03
    The report examines data on assaults on police including rates of assault, percentage of assaults resulting in injury, weapons used in assaults, and officers killed in the line of duty (1960–2011).

     

    cover_13-02State and Local Law Enforcement Personnel in Alaska: 1982-2011
    Fact Sheet 13-02
    This report looks at the number of sworn police officers and civilian employees in law enforcement agencies in Alaska, the ratio of sworn police officers to civilian employees, the number of female sworn police officers in law enforcement, and  presents comparisons with national data. 

     

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    Violent Crime Arrests in Alaska
    Fact Sheet 13-01
    Presented in this Fact Sheet are violent crime arrest data for the period 1980-2011.  The data were extracted from the Alaska Department of Public Safety's annual report Crime in Alaska. Arrest trend data for Part I violent crimes (murder/non-negligent homicide, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault) are presented in the aggregate and for each offense category. Age, sex, and racial group membership information for those arrested by Alaska law enforcement in 2011 are also presented.

  • 2012

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    Firearm Use in Violent Crime in the U.S. and Alaska, 1980-2011
    Fact Sheet 12-01
    Presented in this Fact Sheet issue are national and statewide statistics on the prevalence of murder in the U.S. and Alaska from 1980 to 2011, as well as data on the use of firearms in murders (both for the U.S. as a whole, and Alaska), aggravated assaults (Alaska only), and robberies (Alaska only) over the same period.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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